ISTC Catalyst Archives
June 2014NSF I-Corps: Jump-starting University Innovation in Illinois
May 2014Immigration Reform Key to Innovation Economy Growth in Illinois
April 2014Innovation Hubs Drive Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Return of Investment across Illinois
March 2014Universities – A Nucleus for Illinois Innovation Clusters: Aerospace Cluster Development and Support in Rockford, Illinois
February 2014Connecting Business and Science Across Campus: University-driven Entrepreneurship
January 2014Opening a Closed Technology Licensing Landscape
November 2013Federal Support for Basic Science & Technology Commercialization: Sparking Economic Growth for Illinois
October 2013Illinois’ Research and Development Tax Credit
September 2013A New Vision for the Illinois Medical District
August 2013Improving Illinois’ SBIR and STTR Competitiveness
July 2013Education Technology
June 2013Open Government & Civic Data
May 2013Immigration and STEM Talent
April 2013Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship
March 2013The App Economy: Driving Illinois’ Technology Economy in New Ways
February 2013A New Era for Smart Grid Innovation in Illinois
January 2013The Rise of the Impact Entrepreneur in Illinois
December 2012Personalized Medicine
November 2012Particle Physics Research: Impact and Applications
October 2012Big Data and Computation
Medical Innovation and Health Information Technology
From robotic surgery to the use of nanotechnology in therapy, the pioneering Medical Innovation that is occurring in Illinois offers a promising pathway to drive enhanced quality of care, impact treatment costs and create jobs throughout the country.
As home to over 200 institutions of higher education and headquarters for many national and international pharmaceutical companies, Illinois is a primary source for advancing innovative medical treatments and technologies. According to Research! America, Illinois ranks second in economic activity per dollar of National Institutions of Health (NIH)funding at $2.43 per dollar of NIH funding. That equates to an estimated $1.85 billion of business activity and nearly 12,000 jobs.
Improving the quality of care for patients requires real-time information sharing between providers and consumers. Health Information Technology has the potential to enhance access to patient records and provide a digital platform. The accelerated implementation of electronic health information will be accompanied by tremendous innovation and Illinois providers and consumers will drive the rate of change.
To learn more about the latest developments in Medical Innovation and Health Information Technology please read further in this edition of ISTC Catalyst.
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2011 Impact Investing Summit
June 13, 2011
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
610 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicago Innovation Awards
For the 10th consecutive year, the awards will celebrate the creative spirit of the Chicago region by honoring the city’s most innovative new products and services.
Nominations Due July 31!
We encourage you to submit ideas for future issues of ISTC Catalyst.
In June 2011, ISTC Catalyst will feature Illinois R&D Innovators.
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